To search the library catalog for books about an architect or artist, use a subpect or keyword search:
||raphael and drawing? (? is the truncation symbol used to find both "drawing" and "drawings")
Use an author search for books by an artist or architect. Collections of reproductions of a body of work are often cataloged under the artist or architect's name.
Author search: basquiat, jean michel
Indexes to Reproductions in Books and Periodicals
These publications index reproductions of works of art and architecture in general books and periodical articles.
Periodical Indexes (Print):
|Art in Life
||Cooper Ref N 4010.C5
|Art in Time
||Cooper Ref N 7225.H38
||Arch Ref Z 5937.A78
||Arch Ref Z 5935.L64
|Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
||Arch Ref Z 5945.C653
Periodical Indexes (online):
Indexes to Reproductions in Books:
|Fine Art Reproductions of Old and Modern Masters
||Cooper Ref N 4035.N48 1976
|Contemporary Art and Artists: An Index to Reproductions
||Cooper Ref N 6490.P3234
|Earth Scale Art
||Arch Ref. Z 5936 E27 H37 1984
|Historical Art Index, A. D. 400-1650
||Cooper Ref N 8210 R6 1989
|Index to Art Reproductions in Books
||Cooper Ref N 7525.H48 1974
|Index to Italian Architecture: A Guide to Key Monuments and Reproduction Sources
||Arch Ref NA 111.T4 1992
|Index to Reproductions of American Painting
||Cooper Ref ND 205.M75 and suppl.
|Index to Two-Dimensional Art Works
||Arch Ref N 7525.K67 v.1-2
|Photography Books Index: A Subject Guide to Photo Anthologies
||Arch Ref TR 199.M67 and TR 199 M67 1985
||Arch Ref NE 90.P17 1980
||Arch Ref NB 36 .C55
|World Architecture Index
||Arch Ref NA 202.T4 1991
|World Painting Index
Arch Ref ND 45.H38 v.1-2 2nd suppl.
ARTstor . An expanding online image database of high quality digital images.
To find a specific work of art or architecture try a keyword search. Select "all collections" and enter artist's last name and title of work.
monet and cathedral brings up Monet's paintings of the Rouen Cathedral
pei and louvre brings up images of I. M. Pei's additions to the Louvre
The Media Resources Center houses the library's slide collection that likely has reproductions of any major works you are researching. Ask the staff for assistance.
rev. ak 5/2005